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CCF Special: Cast Your Vote for 2010 PCRM Membership Cards

Today is the last day for members of the grossly misnamed “Physicians" Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) to vote on the design of their 2010 membership cards. We…
Posted December 10, 2009 at 12:00 am

Is HSUS Going Buckeye Hunting?

The Ohio Farm Bureau (OFB) met last week to discuss, among other things, its victory in November’s “Issue 2” vote. As one OFB vice president told members, the fight…
Posted December 8, 2009 at 12:00 am

Animal Rights Activists Get Preachy

With the tel-evangelical activist Wayne Pacelle in charge of the so-called “Humane Society” of the United States, and the radical People for the Ethical Treatment of…
Posted December 3, 2009 at 12:00 am

In Defense of (Chicken) “Wings”

Paul McCartney has big plans next week. As the BBC reports, the vegetarian former Beatle will travel to the Copenhagen climate change summit to call for the world to…
Posted December 1, 2009 at 12:00 am

Absolve Yourself of Holiday Food Guilt

We hope you all enjoyed last week’s feast. As with any holiday, though, there’s always some activist group—like People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) or the…
Posted November 30, 2009 at 12:00 am

Don’t Be a Turkey: Get an Obesity Liability Waiver

It’s Thanksgiving time again, and we’re reminding dinner hosts that they should make sure their guests sign our Thanksgiving Liability Waiver. Why? Because you never know when a food…
Posted November 25, 2009 at 12:00 am

Don’t Have a Cow, Vegans

Bucknell University philosophy professor Gary Steiner, a self-described vegan, penned an essay published in the Sunday New York Times to lecture meat-eaters (that is, 97 percent of Americans)…
Posted November 24, 2009 at 12:00 am

Will PETA Protest Itself?

When British entrepreneur Simon Buckhaven invented an electric gizmo that kills lobsters and crabs “more humanely” than the traditional method of dispatching the creatures—in a pot of boiling water—no…
Posted November 20, 2009 at 12:00 am

Toss Out the Myths With the Embalming Fluid

Activists like journalism professor Michael Pollan are quick to blame foods in our “Western diet” for a smorgasbord of problems — heart disease being the most recent one.
Posted November 18, 2009 at 12:00 am

Sucker, Can You Spare a Dime (for HSUS)?

Wayne Pacelle, president of the animal-rights advocating Humane Society for the United States (HSUS), sent out an urgent appeal yesterday: HSUS needs to raise $25,000 in order to…
Posted November 17, 2009 at 12:00 am